When you are in a long-term relationship, there will be times when you are faced with supporting your significant other as they pursue a major life goal. Perhaps, they are considering ‘throwing in the towel’ on that job they’ve been grumbling about for years and have decided to pursue the career they have been dreaming of. However, in order to get there, they need to head back to school for a few years. Or, perhaps, your spouse was offered a promotion of a lifetime, but that means more hours at the office for her and less time for the both of you.
You want to be supportive, but don’t know how. Here are some tips: